Matt, a football enthusiast, conceived of a concept for improving a quarterback’s passing form after watching his favorite quarterback struggle throwing accurate passes during his first season in the pros. However, Matt has trouble developing the technical mechanisms for implementing the concept and is unsure of his intellectual property rights.
Matt, excited about the marketing potential of a device which could improve a quarterback’s passing form, contacted a patent attorney to get an understanding of his rights. In preparation for his meeting with the attorney, Matt developed handwritten sketches of the concept of the device along with a one-page abstract describing how the device should work.